Author: melissa johnson

FEB 10 & 11: SHARK CONSERVATION CLASS

Sharks are crucial members of marine ecosystems, yet they are in a global decline. Learn why sharks are a valuable addition to our oceans, what is causing the rapid decline in shark populations, and how you can help. The course includes an informative classroom session at Pura Vida Divers on Saturday, February 10 at 9 am. Dive the beautiful reefs of Jupiter with us the next day, Sunday, February 11, to observe sharks in their natural habitat. We will visit dives sites popular with sharks, and search for Lemon Shark populations that aggregate in local waters. *The first dive of...

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JAN 16: GUIDED NIGHT DIVE AT BLUE HERON BRIDGE

Join Pura Vida Divers for a Tuesday, Jan 16 Guided Night Dive at Blue Heron Bridge. This is a FREE event! Divers may register to follow an in-water guide, dive independently with their own flag and float ball, or schedule a Private Dive Guide.  Space in the Guided Dive is limited to 10 participants, so you MUST REGISTER if you plan to follow our guide. ALL DIVERS MUST CHECK IN AT THE SHOP BEFORE 5:30PM! Everyone must complete a liability release and receive a parking pass before heading over to Phil Foster Park. A special pass is required in Phil Foster Park after dark. NIGHT DIVE ITINERARY: CHECK IN – 9...

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JAN 31: GUIDED NIGHT DIVE AT BLUE HERON BRIDGE

Join Pura Vida Divers for a Wednesday, January 31 Guided Night Dive at Blue Heron Bridge. This is a FREE event! Divers may register to follow an in-water guide, dive independently with their own flag and float ball, or schedule a Private Dive Guide.  Space in the Guided Dive is limited to 10 participants, so you MUST REGISTER if you plan to follow our guide. ALL DIVERS MUST CHECK IN AT THE SHOP BEFORE 5:30PM! Everyone must complete a liability release and receive a parking pass before heading over to Phil Foster Park. A special pass is required in Phil Foster Park after dark. NIGHT DIVE ITINERARY: CHECK IN – 9 AM to 5:30 PM GUIDED...

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SOCIAL NIGHT: MANATEES

2018 Manatee Snorkel Adventure January 26 – 28 Make 2018 your year of adventure! Join us for a weekend-long Manatee trip to swim alongside these cuddly creatures. Each day features a morning Manatee Snorkel. On Saturday, dive or snorkel Rainbow River as well, and on Sunday explore Crystal River’s beautiful natural areas during an afternoon hike. For trip details, click here. Social Night: Manatees Friday, January 12 at 6:30 pm Join us on Friday, January 12 at 6:30 pm to learn about our favorite gentle giants – Manatees! Enjoy delicious food and drinks, and bring your favorite potluck-style dish...

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DAN INSTRUCTOR COURSE: DIVING FIRST AID FOR PROFESSIONAL DIVERS

Upcoming Professional Courses: PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor 2018 Dates: February 13 March 27 May 1 June 19 August 14 October 2 November 27 PSI Cylinder Inspector Courses December 20 & 21 Visual Cylinder Inspector Eddy Current Technician Oxygen Cleaning Technician Valve Repair Technician DOT/OSHA Hazmat Compliance DAN Instructor Course: Diving First Aid for Professionals Why Take This Course People who dive as a part of their job or volunteer duties often need first-aid training to manage unique situations that may occur. Diver Alert Network’s (DAN) Diving First Aid for Professional Divers (DFA Pro) course is designed for commercial, professional,...

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